International Childrens Day

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International Childrens Day in United Nations in 2021

About International Childrens Day

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Dates of International Childrens Day
2022 United Nations Wednesday, June 1stInternational Childrens Day
2021 United Nations Tuesday, June 1stInternational Childrens Day
2020 United Nations Monday, June 1stInternational Childrens Day
2019 United Nations Saturday, June 1stInternational Childrens Day
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The origin of this holiday goes back to 1925, when representatives from different countries met in Geneva, Switzerland to convene the first "World Conference for the Wellbeing of Children". After the conference, some governments around the world designated a day as Childrens Day to highlight childrens issues. There was no specific date recommended, so countries used whatever date was most relevant to their culture.

Many countries have established a Children's Day but this is commonly not observed as a public holiday. For instance, some countries observe Children's' Day on November 20th as Universal Children’s Day. This day was established by the United Nations in 1954 and aims to promote the welfare of children around the world.

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